Located on the northern waterfront near North Beach, Fisherman’s Wharf is a historic San Francisco neighborhood revitalized into a popular tourist destination. Here, you’ll find many of the city’s best attractions, including Ghirardelli Square. Visitors should also plan a trip to Pier 39 where a colony of sea lions can usually be seen resting in the sun. And while you’re at it, check out these hotels.
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The Argonaut Hotel’s rooms are nautical themed | Courtesy of Argonaut Hotel / Hotels.com
Inspired by the Gold Era adventurers who made Fisherman’s Wharf the historic place it is today, the Argonaut Hotel features rooms with nautical flair, as well as a seafood restaurant. Across from the Maritime Garden, the hotel is the perfect place for visitors who want to spend their vacation enjoying sailing, fishing or any other seafaring adventures on the Bay. The hotel also houses the Maritime Room, a ballroom designed for cocktail parties or large-scale seated dining.
A four-star boutique hotel in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, the Courtyard by Marriott is a great base from which to explore all the neighborhood has to offer. Located above a pizza restaurant and integrated with a shopping area, the hotel is ideal for people or families who want to spend their time in San Francisco shopping, eating and visiting the historic Hyde Street Pier. Courtyard by Marriott is in a prime location, only steps from fish shacks, souvenir shops and the pier.
With a knowledgeable concierge and central location, the San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel makes it easy for visitors to book their itinerary in the city. Guests can grab tickets to a Giants game or book a morning trip to Alcatraz Island without ever leaving the lobby. Premium TV channels, an on-site eatery and fully equipped fitness center make this hotel the perfect location for breezy and fun family vacations.
The Pier 2620 Hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf is unique in that it can accommodate a wide range of visitors. Whether you’re an early riser who wants to wake up sharp to read the (complimentary) newspaper or someone who wants to stay up late to enjoy San Francisco’s nightlife, the hotel has something for everyone. A 24-hour fitness facility, complimentary morning coffee and fee-based laundry services are just a few of the accommodations that guests can enjoy on their stay.
Located in a charming brick building on North Point Street, the Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco Hotel is a great place for guests who prioritize comfort and quiet, with communal areas including a relaxing outdoor pool spot, a seating area with modern fireplace and a cozy grab-and-go for snacks. Beds are outfitted in fresh linens in rooms that are decorated in soothing nautical colors. Fisherman’s Wharf may be one of the busiest neighborhoods in the city, but unwinding is easy at the Hyatt Centric.
The recently renovated Hotel Zoe in Fisherman’s Wharf offers the most modern amenities of any hotel in the area. Guest rooms are equipped with Cubie radios (allowing guests to charge up to four devices at once), modern lighting and new HDTVs. Minibars in the rooms are supplied with local offerings. Many rooms in this fashionable boutique hotel offer complimentary umbrellas to use as well as handheld garment steamers.
The waterfront Hotel Zephyr offers guest rooms with unrivaled views of San Francisco Bay. The award-winning hotel features communal gathering spaces and is a great place to get to know other travelers. The hotel is also known for being LGBTQ-friendly, meaning it’s a comfortable place for guests coming to visit during one of the city’s many LGBTQ-focused events.
For guests who want an elevated hospitality experience without the price tag, the Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel, San Francisco, offers visitors the chance to take a dip in the outdoor pool, have a drink by the modern outside fireplace or chow down on first-class food at one of the many restaurants a few steps away. For a fee, visitors won’t have to leave to enjoy great food, as the hotel’s restaurant offers room service and a buffet breakfast.
Located in the landmark Ghirardelli Square in Fisherman’s Wharf, the timeless Fairmont Heritage Place boasts the most luxurious amenities in the area. With all the comforts of home, Fairmont Heritage Place offers world-class service in an impeccable atmosphere. A five-star hotel, this is great for a variety of guests, from honeymooners to business travelers.